Milan | February 29, March 1 - 2 | 2020
Students enrolled on the University of Palermo's Industrial Design degree course – coordinated by Professor Dario Russo and run by artists, Federica Ditta and Cristiano Pesca – have become involved in a sustainable project studying waste reduction with the Italian lens company Divel, entitled "The second life of the lens".
ESSILOR® SUN SOLUTION™, the Essilor® Group Division specialising in sun plano lenses, and EKOI, a European producer of cycling equipment, have announced the release of EKOI PERSOEVO 10 sunglasses.
Parallel Lines are one of the new features in the Gigi Studios collection, present in both sun and optical ranges.
A new acetate collection from Lara D’ highlights Lara D’Alpaos’ original creative style in design, with focus on layering effects and a mix of colorations that range from classical tortoise prints and petrol blue to a flash of fluo, aquamarine or fuchsia.
A new sunglass design by the Parisian fashion house Longchamp is adorned with the iconic horse emblem, in a distinctive style – on the left lens.
A new edition by the Tokyo-based designer Masahiro Maruyama explores the art of the doodle, through lines which appear to have been scribbled freely around the face.
French company Morel has launched a capsule collection created in a first collaboration with the French eyewear designer, Nathalie Blanc.
Neubau eyewear, a young brand owned by Silhouette International group with a sustainable agenda, has announced a new material described as 100% bio-based and derived from an oil extracted from the seeds of the castor oil plant.
French company OPAL has announced its global partnership (excluding the US) with The Rolling Stones. A “Rolling Stones” glasses and sunglasses collection will be released in 2020, with a dominant theme of music and rock and roll, based on the group’s values, and their extraordinary worldwide appeal.
Paris based designer Jeremy Tarian was influenced by the solar architecture of Los Cabos, Baja California (Mexico) for the creation of the new Graphic models in his latest eyewear collection.
A new project entitled ‘Vanni for Artissima, CONCRETE by Cristian Chironi’ encompasses a capsule collection and live event for ARTISSIMA 2019, the international fair of contemporary art, Turin.
Designed for the Jean-François Rey's ‘Studio de Création’, Volte Face is directed by young eyewear fashion designer, Fanélie Colomb.
French label BAARS Eyewear has announced the release of their innovative Roboter sunglasses, a striking acetate design with a single brow bar. The trend-focused futuristic design features an acetate patented hinge and a dramatic ¾ lens shape with flat top.
BOZ by Jean-François Rey has announced five new models to inspire luxury desires, and made entirely in France. The frames are glamorous, with light and feminine shapes in metal or metal/acetate combinations.
ESSILOR® SUN SOLUTION™, the Essilor® Group division dedicated to sun plano lenses, is ready to reveal an innovative unique sensorial experience thanks to its E-SUN™ KOLOR UP™ technology.
Hockney, California, the seventies, swimming pools, palm trees and endless blue, sunny skies... This is the look for the new #BeAnartist S/S ‘19 campaign by Etnia Barcelona.
A new campaign by the Paris-based design brand explores the world of fine art and the phenomenon of ‘Synaesthesia’, the ability to mix the senses and taste shapes or hear colours. The campaign is released alongside an eyewear collection that explores new directions in volumes, shapes, materials and textures.
Offering contemporary elegance with a cutting-edge upgrade, Danish luxury eyewear brand Falvin has announced new designs in their Signature Eyewear Collection, produced in titanium.
Accessories producer Fedon has announced its 100th anniversary with a reminder about keeping lenses clean and free from scratches or damage through a special edition cleaning cloth.
Distinctive features, glitter effects and pastel and powder hues. The new sun and optical collection for S/S 2019 by FURLA, produced by De Rigo, offers statement geometric shapes and models in metal and acetate as well as less usual materials.
ic! berlin has presented its new Cinematik Collection in cooperation with the British illustrator Owen Davey, who has created the artwork for the campaign.
The Barcelona brand Kaleos Eyehunters has presented their new line Space this season, a capsule collection of three futuristic-look models – each produced as a limited edition of 150 pieces.
To expand the fit options within the Original Penguin collection, Kenmark has announced the launch of an Alternative fit concept.
Kirk & Kirk are celebrating 100 years in optics with the launch of the Centena Collection produced in acrylic. The family business started in 1919 when Sidney and Percy Kirk converted a dilapidated sewing machine into a lens cutter.
A new Italian label, produced in Belluno, launches this month. Lightbird is designed by eyewear designer Corrado Rosson, and features collections presented with two patents.
Marcolin Group have announced their plan for strong growth and organizational strengthening in the Asian market, in response to the renewed growth of the optical and sunglass segments in that area. The first initiatives include expansion of the team as well as an exponential increase in styles and fittings that meet the tastes and needs of consumers in the Far East.
The majestic scenery of the Dolomites offers the inspiration behind Tiziano Tabacchi’s designs for the latest MIC-Made in Cadore Autumn/Winter 2018/19 collection.
Founded over 10 years ago, MONOQOOL’s first focus was innovation. The frame selection at the time was extensive and founder Allan G Petersen understood that without creating something unique and special the company would not be able to compete in this competitive environment.
The next generation of MYKITA sunglass styles send a message of individuality. Experimental shapes, intricate surfaces and crisp colourways come together to form distinctive eyewear statements, says the company.
Danish eyewear brand ProDesign, part of Design Eyewear Group, has introduced new concepts with fine detailing and rich colours, made to frame ‘the beauty of the eyes’.
American eyewear brand Randolph has released a precious White Gold Collection which combines elegant metal signature details and a deluxe look and feel.
Inspired by the optics of a clock, the new Momentum collection from Silhouette features clear and simple design aesthetics. Reduced to the essentials, it showcases the Austrian company’s hallmark iconic minimalism.
Ultra Limited – the eyewear brand owned by 450 Srl – announces the launch of a new online platform designed to help opticians select and purchase frames.
Following the success of the AC/DC Back in Black collection in 2018, Vinylize Eyewear has released a new 3-piece collection crafted from AC/DC's 2009 Black Ice album
Inspired by the jungle, the new colourful frame collection from Woodys Barcelona includes 13 ophthalmic designs and eight sunglass models, offered in a range of bold, eye-catching colours.